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Technical Specifications 7.62×39 mm Steel ball 23g 



Full metal jacket bullet, lead/antimony core. For military applications-

UN transport classification UN0012, 1.4S.

Dimensions and weight: 

  • Round length, maximum,  mm 55.8
  • Bullet length, max mm22.5
  • Case length, maximum, mm 38.7
  • Round weight, g  approx. 17.0
  • Bullet weight g  7.97+0.10

Powder charge:

  • Type spherical double base propellant
  • Weight, g   1.60 to 1.70

Characteristics (Meet General specification for PdD SAWS Small Caliber  Ammunition requirements):

  • Velocity at 24m, 21±2C, standard proof barrel of 600 mm lenght, m/s    717±10
  • Maximum  pressure (piezo, K6215), average 21±2C, standard proof barrel by CIP, bar  3300
  • Precision, target at 100m, standard proof barrel of 600 mm length, average mean radius, mm   <40
  • Waterproofness cartridge are waterproof (bubble test)
  • Operating temperature, C -54 to + 52
  • Storage temperature, C -15 to +35
  • Cartridges function all specified weapons without casualty at ambient temperature,  at -54C and +52C
  • Shelf life under storage conditions, minimum, years 15

Round elements:

  • Core Material   Steel core enveloped with Lead/Antimony alloy
  • Case Material Brass 70/30
  • Bullet jacket Material   Steel, plated with gilding metal
  • Primer Type ,model           Boxer type, non-corosive, 5/5 LR


Suggested packaging (can vary according to specific requirements)


20 rounds in small plastic waterproof box, 24 plastic boxes (480rounds) in the wirebound wooden box (960 rounds), 30 wooden boxes streched on the EUR pallet (28800 rounds)

Packages dimensions (mm)

wooden box: 440x390x270 pallet: 1200x1000x1500

Case/box gross weight (kg)

wooden box: approx. 31 pallet: approx. 955

Case/box volume (dm3)

wooden box: approx. 46, pallet: approx.1800